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Children with Special Needs

  • To Siri with Loveby Judith Newman

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 20.24

    From the author of the viral New York Times op-ed column "To Siri with Love" comes a collection of touching, hilarious, and illuminating stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that hold insights and revelations for us all. When Judith Newman shared the story of how Apple’s electronic personal assistant, Siri, helped Gus, her... more...

  • Strange Beautyby Eliza Factor

    Parallax Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    A unique and hopeful story of how one woman and her family were transformed by her child's multiple disabilities and inability to talk and how she, in turn, transformed a community. This intimate, no-holds barred memoir shares one family's experiences with a child who is both autistic and physically disabled. It is a story of infectious laughter,... more...

  • Special Needs and Legal Entitlement, Second Editionby Melinda Nettleton; John Friel

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 35.00

    Fully updated, this essential, accessible guide to the legal entitlements of children and young people with special needs explains the new system of Education, Health and Care Plans which replaces the Statement of Special Educational Needs. It provides information for parents about how the system works, what they can expect and how they can appeal. more...

  • Sensing the Cityby Sandra Beale-Ellis; Luke Beardon

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    Visiting a city can be an exciting and overwhelming experience, especially when you have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This enlightening book provides a first-hand sensory perspective of what experiencing a city is like for someone with ASD and offers advice on how to cope in a city when you have sensory issues. more...

  • Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14–17-Year-Oldsby Joanne Lara; Susan Osborne; Temple Grandin

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95

    Teaching young people with autism workplace skills while they are still school-aged is essential for helping them get jobs once they are ready to enter employment. This ready-made curriculum does exactly that, with a structured program for teaching groups of students aged 14-17 vital pre-employment skills, from interviewing to networking. more...

  • It's Raining and I'm Okayby Adele Devine; Quentin Devine

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 14.95

    Children with special needs often feel overwhelmed while out and about, but this simple rhyming story can help them to reduce feelings of anxiety. Ideal for kids aged 3-7, this bright and reassuring picture book offers calming strategies, useful symbols for pre-readers, and downloadable notes to support kids who feel anxious out of the home. more...

  • Pair of Miracles, Aby Karla Akins

    Kregel Publications 2017; US$ 14.99

    "A parent's gripping journey of awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of her two boys dealing with significant challenges brought on by autism." --Stephen Mark Shore, EdD When Karla Akins hoped that her autistic sons could learn to read and function independently, doctors warned her that those expectations would never be met. She set out to prove... more...

  • The Asperger Teen's Toolkitby Francis Musgrave; Dr Christopher Morrell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    With minimal text and fun, comic book style graphics, this is a treasure trove of information for young people with Asperger Syndrome and their carers. Exploring the science of how the human mind works, it gives handy tips on how to cope with all elements of the adult world, including responsibilities, health, sex and relationships. more...

  • Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8by Naoki Higashida; KA Yoshida; David Mitchell

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 16.32

    From the author of the bestselling The Reason I Jump , an extraordinary self-portrait of life as a young adult with autism Naoki Higashida was only thirteen when he wrote The Reason I Jump, a revelatory account of autism from the inside by a nonverbal Japanese child, which became an international success. Now he shares his thoughts and experiences... more...

  • Brief an meinen Sohnby Manuel Bauer

    Limmat Verlag 2017; US$ 15.99

    Manuel Bauers Sohn Yorick hat sekündlich Störungen in seinen Hirnströmen und täglich grössere und kleinere epileptische Anfälle, die grösseren fahren in die Muskeln, und sein ganzer Körper verkrampft sich. Yorick hatte diese Anfälle von Anfang an, jetzt ist er zehn. Vieles kann sich nicht entwickeln ob den Blitzen in seinem Nervensystem, seit zehn... more...